2000 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2000 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 166,435 159,007 153,330 157,635 141,635 162,825
Total Bacteria 6,014 7,184 8,905 8,958 7,646 9,733
Alberta Somatic Cell 208,000 208,179 198,952 202,090 200,824 204,142
Total Bacteria - 4,939 5,461 6,937 5,469 7,734
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 249,246 254,124 268,479 255,037 245,055 252,938
Total Bacteria 16,763 13,454 10,039 13,864 14,995 17,363
Manitoba Somatic Cell 219,000 235,000 238,000 229,000 223,000 224,000
Total Bacteria 12,000 14,000 12,000 15,000 13,000 13,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 232,000 228,000 235,000 229,000 238,000 263,000
Total Bacteria 17,619 19,689 15,168 10,807 13,161 15,168
Quebec Somatic Cell 286,458 274,005 273,813 273,467 277,963 290,212
Total Bacteria 13,734 13,569 12,692 14,642 16,017 15,828
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 267,373 264,222 262,483 261,307 261,237 261,330
Total Bacteria 10,110 10,075 9,797 9,495 9,465 9,198
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 235,639 247,987 261,101 247,535 220,040 208,952
Total Bacteria 11,854 10,402 10,067 10,112 10,500 11,690
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 272,000 266,000 264,000 260,000 261,000 239,000
Total Bacteria

... Not applicable
Source: Provincial Milk Marketing Boards
Compiled by Dairy Section, AAFC

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